Newark Library Blog

This is your Last Chance! by Kat Blair
Friday, March 2, 2012, 3:09 pm
Filed under: community, Newark, senior

Saturday March 3, 2012

office_dollarsign          10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

FREE Tax Preparation is offered by VITA at the Newark Library from the Fremont Resource Center for qualified individuals and families with household income of less than $50,000 annually. Tax returns are prepared by IRS-certified VITA volunteer tax preparers. Bring all your necessary paperwork to Newark Library to begin process, pick up prepared tax forms at Fremont Resource Center the next week. Service is drop-in; no appointment is needed.

-Picture ID and original Social Security Cards for all family members (Sorry, no exceptions)
-All forms, W-2 AND 1099’s for all 2011 jobs & income
-Information for all other income (interest, savings, IRA’s, etc)
-Information for all deductions and credits
-Childcare provider information (SSN or EIN & address)
-Name address & phone number of landlord, if applicable
-A copy of last year’s tax return is helpful
-Married couples filing jointly must come together
– For Direct Deposit of tax refund, please bring routing & account numbers for savings and/or checking accounts for split refund service (and a faster refund!)

Will not prepare:
Married filing separately
Schedule E (rental income and loss)
Form 2106 (employee business expenses)
Form 8606 (non-deductible IRA)
Form 8615 (minor’s investment income)
1040NR (non-resident)
Self employment (Schedule C) with expenses over $10,000, depreciation, losses, and office in the home.

 For more information, please contact Carolyn Robertson, VITA Coordinator at (510) 574-2020 (press 1 to leave your information) or Barbara Telford-Ishida at

Location: NEWARK BRANCH – Get Directions


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